Sarah M[uir] Galloway
In both of your last letters you have requested me to let you know if I was in need of some ready money for household expenses, while my means were so tied up. Now John I thank you most heartily for your kind thought of me, and I feel that it is only right that I should let you know how, I have been getting along. Well to begin with, all, belonging to the estate now, is invested in that Kansas land, and I have not received one cent from it for more, than three years. There was two notes due us in Fort Winnebago that was not paid up, when John014892. Reid got into trouble, at first I think they amounted to about two hundred and fifty or sixty dollars, from that source I have received some money, my wood for fires alse the greater part, of the butter and eggs, I have needed, and potatoes for winter use &c Then I have raised some potatoes, and all the vegetables I could in the garden. Anna and Celia have helped me when it was necessary, Anna more especially as I have also had to borrow a little from her when I was in need. then a year ago past last summer Joanna and the children came and took rooms that I could
1891 Feb 10
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